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Marguerite Humeau
art - Exhibitions
Marguerite Humeau
15 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
Marguerite Humeau has described herself as an “Indiana Jones in Google times.” The London-based French artist's work embarks on epic quests in time and space. FOXP2...
Otobong Nkanga
art - Exhibitions
Otobong Nkanga
15 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
Huge tapestries, performances, drawings and installations trace all kinds of different botanical and geological histories in Otobong Nkanga’s work. This is the...
Artist Talk: Marguerite Humeau
events - Talks
Artist Talk: Marguerite Humeau
18 Oct 2016
Marguerite Humeau, artist of the exhibition FOXP2, in conversation with Sam Thorne, director of Nottingham Contemporary.
Spot Talks
events - Talks
Spot Talks
18 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
Short 20-30 minute talks based on the current exhibitions conducted by our knowledgeable and friendly Gallery Assistants.Tuesdays 3.30pmWednesdays 11amThursdays...
Being John Malkovich (2000) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
Being John Malkovich (2000) - Voyeurtopia
19 Oct 2016
We start the season with a view from inside the mind in this noughties cult classic. A puppeteer discovers a portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich, and starts...
Martin Alvarado and Mikko Helenius
events - Live
Martin Alvarado and Mikko Helenius
22 Oct 2016
Martín Alvarado is a tango troubadour who has been described in Argentina as the "best voice in Buenos Aires" and in Britain as "one of the world's finest vocalists". A...
Peeping Tom (1960) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
Peeping Tom (1960) - Voyeurtopia
26 Oct 2016
Experience the controversial film of violence and voyeurism that was rejected by critics and shocked its audiences back in 1960. Mark Lewis, an aloof man who works...
Daughter of Horror with Live Soundtrack by 8mm Orchestra
events - Live
Daughter of Horror with Live Soundtrack by 8mm Orchestra
28 Oct 2016
A film Screening of the cult classic, Daughter of Horror, with live soundtrack.''Do you know what horror is?” A brand new soundtrack, written and performed live by 8mm...
Surviving Art School Publication Launch
events - Talks
Surviving Art School Publication Launch
28 Oct 2016
Join Collective Creativity for the launch of their new zine about how art students survive art school today. Produced at Nottingham Contemporary with students from...
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead
events - Live
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead
28 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
Join us for a paranormal Halloween weekender with a New Orleans inspired voodoo fest of live music, classic horror movies and other mysterious happenings. As All...
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead Party
events - Live
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead Party
29 Oct 2016
New Orleans Voodoo-Queen Marie Lavaeu haunts the space for a Halloween Party that will wake the dead.Zombies, vampires and witch-doctors dance among us for a night of...
Surviving Art School Workshop
events - Talks
Surviving Art School Workshop
29 Oct 2016
Delivered by Collective Creativity, this workshop will look at race and racism, in art and art schools in the UK.Collective Creativity are an artist group focused on...
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
events - Film
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
30 Oct 2016
Equally stunning and terrifying; join us for this film noir horror classic that will leave a chill in your spine this Halloween. The final chapter of 'Mary Laveau's...
The Best and the Rest
events - Talks
The Best and the Rest
01 Nov 2016
In an age of increasing economic precarity among young people and decreased provision of arts education in schools, how do we make the arguments for cultural...
The Conversation (1974) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
The Conversation (1974) - Voyeurtopia
02 Nov 2016
A surveillance expert becomes excessively involved with a couple he is being paid to watch. The paranoia of the 1970s permeates throughout the film, its utopian vision...
Collabor-8 Focus: Her
events - Film
Collabor-8 Focus: Her
04 Nov 2016
Collabor-8 are back with another free movie night for you all as we consider consciousness and artificial intelligence!Join us from 5.30pm to explore the galleries and...
Captured: Documenting Incarceration
events - Talks
Captured: Documenting Incarceration
04 Nov 2016 - 05 Nov 2016
A two-day documentary film event featuring screenings, workshops and Q&A with directors looking at the role of filmmaking in challenging public perceptions of...
Whisky Stain & Lost At Once
events - Live
Whisky Stain & Lost At Once
05 Nov 2016
Come in from the cold this Bonfire Night with an evening of blues tinged rock and roll.Whisky StainKnown for their hard hitting fuzz drenched guitars and acrobatic...
Family Weekends in November
events - Family Events
Family Weekends in November
05 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
Sat 5 – Sun 6 Nov: Build with lightBuild with architectural shapes using card and acetate. Experiment with torches and glosticks to light up your...
The Jarman Award 2016
events - Film
The Jarman Award 2016
08 Nov 2016
See a diverse and thought-provoking programme of artists’ moving image and hear from one of the six shortlisted artists for this year’s Jarman Award: Sophia Al Maria,...
Blow Up (1966) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
Blow Up (1966) - Voyeurtopia
09 Nov 2016
A photographer discovers something sinister lurking on the edge of the frame in one of his photos.Set in London’s swinging sixties, a playboy fashion photographer finds...
Bread and Roses
events - Talks
Bread and Roses
10 Nov 2016
South African-born novelist Gillian Slovo in conversation with Ross Bradshaw from Five Leaves Bookshop. 
Whiling by Katja K. Hock
events - Special Events
Whiling by Katja K. Hock
12 Nov 2016
For her latest work “Whiling” Katja K Hock uses the city as an external gallery by projecting slow-moving films and images of nearby woodlands onto different surfaces...
If the bell rings, we will hear it
events - Live
If the bell rings, we will hear it
15 Nov 2016
Rebecca Lee and Samuel Rodgers bring their new project to Nottingham. They will perform with prepared flute, field recordings, and an array of objects and handmade...
Rear Window (1954) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
Rear Window (1954) - Voyeurtopia
16 Nov 2016
Alfred Hitchcock's classic suspense thriller comes to The Screen this November! The film follows L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart), a magazine photographer housebound...
Rights & Justice in Nottm: Black Lives Matter Nottingham
events - Live
Rights & Justice in Nottm: Black Lives Matter Nottingham
19 Nov 2016
The Nottingham Black History Society launches this Saturday at Nottingham Contemporary. Find out about our plans and contribute your ideas. Kick back, Converse,...
Burlington Jazz Presents.. Jazz Dance Fusion
events - Live
Burlington Jazz Presents.. Jazz Dance Fusion
19 Nov 2016
Nottingham Contemporary, Kim Bormann and Burlington Jazz invite you to an evening of live music and contemporary dance at the Nottingham Contemporary Café.Bar.
Nottingham Red Project: Who do you think we are?
events - Film
Nottingham Red Project: Who do you think we are?
23 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
This film festival aims to raise awareness amongst the public and care professionals, opening a dialogue around the stigmatisation and violence against sex workers. Films...
Collabor-8 Frequency
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 Frequency
25 Nov 2016
We’re back once again with another C8C:Frequency night for you all!Get away from all the Christmas mayhem on the high street, step out from the cold and enjoy a night...
Unknown Era Present Misfit Fest
events - Live
Unknown Era Present Misfit Fest
26 Nov 2016
Unknown Era Presents....MISFIT FESTLive at 'The Space' at Nottingham Contemporary.Welcome to the place for people that have no place.The ones left behind, the ones...

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